The Peace & Justice Action League of Spokane’s Inland Northwest Death Penalty Group (INDPAG) presents Safe & Just Alternatives to the Death Penalty: panel discussion on Monday, March 5th 6:30 pm at Liberty Park United Methodist Church, 1526 E 11th Ave, Spokane. This event is part of Amnesty International West’s week of action in Washington State.
Come learn more about the death penalty and its many costs to our communities as well as ways you can get involved in the statewide campaign, Safe & Just Alternatives (www.sjawa.org).
Moderator: Sara Schmidt, Regional Field Organizer at Amnesty International USA
Nancy Nelson, longtime abolitionist
Cly Evans, former corrections officer
Victoria Thorpe, family member of individual on CA’s death row
Rev. Deb Conklin, former Deputy Prosecutor
Rev. Liv Larson Andrews, Salem Lutheran Church
This will be a panel discussion with a Q & A session.
INDPAG and PJALS work toward the abolition of the death penalty in Washington State through education and outreach, legislative action, rapid response to litigation and imminent executions and collaboration with other organizations. For more information on this event or about ways to get involved with INDPAG, please contact Shar Lichty at [email protected] or 509-838-7870